Tag Archives: Gospel

Custom

Re:Verse reading–Acts 17:10-12, 16-34 (day six) And Paul went in, as was his custom… Acts 17:2 A custom is “something that is done regularly by a person.” (Merriam-Webster) In Paul’s case he had gospel customs, or missionary customs; things he did … Continue reading

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Stephen

Re:Verse reading–Acts 6:8-10, 7:54-58, 8:1-5, 26-38 (day six)  Did Stephen really have to die? It is such a tragedy. Young man, filled with the wisdom and Spirit of God. Doing great work, working wonders, preaching the Kingdom of God, and … Continue reading

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Righteousness

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 5:11-21 (day six) “…that we might become the righteousness of God.” 2 Corinthians 5:21 This is startling. This is the work of Jesus; he became “as if” he were our sin, so that we could become His … Continue reading

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Friends, Pt. 2

Re:Verse Passage – John 15:9-17 (day six) This is an important question: what is the basis of our friendship with Jesus? Are we friends because we obey His commands? Do we earn Jesus’ friendship because of our meritorious behavior? Sometimes we can … Continue reading

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Ancestors

Re:Verse reading–Genesis 11:10-32 (day six) Did you know that Shem is one of our spiritual forefathers? It’s true. The line of Shem runs straight to Jesus, and then extends to His church. This genealogy is a reminder that God is … Continue reading

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But God Remembered

Genesis 7:1-4, 17-24; 8:1-5, 13-16, 20-22 (day six) “But God remembered…” Genesis 8:1 It wasn’t as if God needed to jog His memory; that is not the right connotation. No, God doesn’t forget. This verse more accurately refers to God’s … Continue reading

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Gospel Depth

Re:Verse reading–Mark 14:12-31 (day six) Mark is coming to a close, but it is a Gospel after all, and thus rapidly moves towards the Cross. In this narrative we have the securing of the upper room, the enunciation of a new … Continue reading

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Amazed

Re:Verse reading– Mark 5:1-20 (day six) People were amazed by the man’s story. Everywhere he went he told his story, and people marveled. This isn’t surprising, after all his story IS remarkable; demon possessed man returns to his right mind after … Continue reading

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A Gospel Kind of Life

Re:Verse passage: Romans 12 (day six) Coming out of Romans 1-11, it only makes sense that we would yield all of who we are in worship to such a big and glorious God. He defies comprehension! He literally sustains the … Continue reading

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Fairy Tales

Re:Verse reading–Romans 5:1-11 (day six) “Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings,…” Romans 5:3 The Brothers Grimm wrote their fairy tales to provide a sense of escapism or present to their readers cautionary tales. Fairy tales are best … Continue reading

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